Over 100 poets of labouring class origin were published in Britain in the 18th and 19th centuries. Some were hugely popular and important in their day but few are available today. This is a collection of some of those poems from the 19th century.
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Mahon was born in Belfast. A journalist, screenwriter, and theater critic, he has published several works of poetry. He is a member of the Royal Society of Literature and has won many awards, including the Lannan Award and the C. K. Scott-Moncrieff Translation Prize.
John Goodridge is Professor of English at Nottingham Trent University.
'Thanks to John Goodridge and his formidable team of editors and scholars, labouring-class poetry is now a definitive feature on the literary map of Romanticism.' BARS Bulletin & Review 'Ambitious and wide ranging...this set is a magnificent scholarly achievement.' Studies in Hogg and his World '[an] excellent work, bringing to light a good deal of previously inaccessible material' Times Literary Supplement
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Book Description Routledge, 2005. Hardback. Book Condition: NEW. 9781851967636 This listing is a new book, a title currently in-print which we order directly and immediately from the publisher. Bookseller Inventory # HTANDREE0970641